Definition of coney burrow in US English:

coney burrow


  • 1A rabbit burrow. Also; a number of these together, a rabbit warren.

  • 2Derogatory. A place in which prostitutes are housed; a brothel. rare (now historical).


Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Gascoigne (d. 1577), author and soldier. Partly from coney + burrow, and partly from coney + berry.


coney burrow

/ˈkəʊni ˌbʌrəʊ/